Download PDF by James Clark: A1 Landmarks: Fascinating Points Along the Route

By James Clark

ISBN-10: 1445654504

ISBN-13: 9781445654508

The A1, Britain’s longest numbered highway, is a ribbon of tarmac that stretches for 396 miles and threads its approach into the center of 2 nice capital towns. it's a direct descendant of the nice North highway, whose course it nonetheless in part follows; a dwelling and respiring entity, it really is in a relentless nation of flux in an try to accommodate an ever-increasing stream of site visitors. For the observant visitor and lover of structure, paintings, engineering and background, the neighborhood of the A1 will turn out to be a shockingly lucrative setting. utilized by tens of millions of motorists on a daily basis, and at the doorstep of thousands, a lot of its landmarks are a well-known sight to those that trip alongside or dwell close to it. From medieval church buildings to twentieth-century nuclear energy stations, 100-metre-tall brutalist tower blocks to fragile timber-framed dwellings and from picturesque windmills to formations of vast glossy wind generators, there are well-known works of public paintings designed to be considered by means of the passing visitor, elaborately adorned city pubs and centuries-old resorts which are a legacy of the training period. For these humans intrigued by means of those constructions, this publication will try and shed a few mild on their prior, current and future.

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